One Dead, Two in Custody Following Overnight Shooting

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KANSAS CITY, Mo . – Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating after a man was killed and another injured in an overnight shooting on the city’s East Side overnight.

According to police, officers responded to reports of shots fired near 51st Street and Swope Parkway around 11:00 p.m. on Monday night. There, officers found two men with gunshot wounds. One victim, identified as a 22-year-old man, died at the hospital, while the other suffered what are described as non-life threatening injuries.

Police say that two suspects are in custody in connection to the shooting. The identities of the victims and suspects have not been released.

The homicide is the city’s 101st of the year.

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